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How to make a writing site secure using https instead of http

I f anyone wants to know how to make a site secure by changing it's URL address from http HYPERTEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL to https HYPERTEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL SECURED. I searched with Google and came up with a link I would like to share here. It is as follows: The Complete Guide To Switching From HTTP To HTTPS — Smashing Magazine

There are many sites online. A browser like Microsoft Edge has the ability to notify a user of this web browser if a site or rather a website is secure or not by detecting it as https instead of http.

I spend some time creating a website of my own, back in the day, using HTML 5 language. HYPERTEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE for Windows. It took some time to finish that book and learn how to use the graphic user interface and add links, title pictures and buttons and so on. It was a game changer. I spent a lot of money making that site but took it down after about little more than a decade, when I realized I could do my writing and share my ideas on social media sites and reach a larger audience.

If you want to learn more about how to make your BLOG or PERSONAL HOME PAGE secure, then here are some more links I think you will benefit from, if you are a website creator like me.

How To Secure Your Site with HTTPS | Google Search Central

How to add HTTPS to your website for free in 10 minutes, and why you need to do this now more than… (

How to Move Your Website to SSL/TLS (ie, Convert from HTTP to HTTPS) (

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MegL wrote on December 2, 2021, 3:57 AM

It's always useful to have a bit of extra knowledge. Thanks for finding these links.

VinceSummers wrote on December 4, 2021, 2:32 PM

Hi, Anthony. As you know, I have my own website. When once you employ Google AdSense, they treat the site owner as if they own them. That's no exaggeration. They make demands of the owner, telling them what they need to do to "please" Google. At the same time, they do not explain in simple language how to do that. I do what I can, but, if necessary, I will delete them. Oh, I do use https.

lookatdesktop wrote on December 9, 2021, 7:21 PM

Well, I see the message in my Edge browser and it will say 'Not secure' - so I gather there are some measures that are needed to make this site more secure. That is why I suggested it. I however, do not know how to work with HTML lately. It has been a long while since I did things using Hypertext Markup Language in Basic.

lookatdesktop wrote on December 9, 2021, 7:26 PM

Of course, Google said my former website, which is no longer in existence now, was not App friendly for smaller devices like smart phones, tablets and so forth. I left that site behind to the dust storm of history and since that time I only post on Facebook or Twitter. But to own your own website and to earn from views seems like a lot of hard work and frankly I could never compete with all of the latest computer apps that generate websites on demand and nobody seems to be earning anything from them unless they reach 1000s of subscribers as in YouTube. It's all gone and I realize that I will never likely ever have my own website again. But it was fun while it lasted. Bubblews and before that Yahoo! Voices. myLot pays nothing and is the last of independently owned writing sites that I know of, but I am sure there are a few still hagning on.

lookatdesktop wrote on December 9, 2021, 7:31 PM

I just shared your Quirky Science Website on my Twitter feed and on Facebook. Hope this gets you more likes and perhaps a few more dollars earned.